EU, Policy and Regulation

‘Hypocritical’ EU plans to ramp up LNG imports from US, says Greenpeace

A liquefied natural gas facility in Louisiana, which is preparing for an expansion of the industry along the US Gulf Coast. Greenpeace says in 2022, LNG exports to the EU increased by 140 per cent. (Photo: François Picard/AFP via Getty Images)

The EU bans the fracking that produces liquefied natural gas at home – yet is planning to increase its import capacity of the fossil fuel, say environmental campaigners.

EU governments are planning to build out liquefied natural gas import capacity that would increase the bloc’s greenhouse gas emissions ...

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